What should be done to address the ag labour shortage?
More ag skills courses(14.6%)
Govt incentives for ag workers(40.8%)
Work-for-dole style scheme(20.4%)
More migrant labour(24.3%)
Total Votes: 206
Poll Date: 01 April, 2014
Is ESCAS bad for Aus live export markets?
No - positions us as market leaders(43.2%)
Yes - makes us less financially competitive(56.8%)
Total Votes: 176
Poll Date: 23 March, 2014
Should we compromise on foreign investment rules to facilitate agricultural trade?
Total Votes: 171
Poll Date: 17 March, 2014
Are you changing your farming practices to adapt to climate variability?
Yes - better to be prepared for anything(46.4%)
No - we've always dealt with changing seasons(49.6%)
Not sure - Waiting for more information(4%)
Total Votes: 250
Poll Date: 10 March, 2014
What’s your 12-month outlook for Australian agriculture?
Total Votes: 199
Poll Date: 03 March, 2014
Are you happy with current farmer representation in Australia?
Total Votes: 334
Poll Date: 24 February, 2014
Should the MLA grass-fed cattle levy be abolished?
Total Votes: 465
Poll Date: 17 February, 2014
What do you think of GM crops?
Farmers need gene technology(14.6%)
OK with clear product labelling (5.1%)
OK with one govt body to oversee the industry(2.9%)
GM science needs more testing(21.1%)
Total Votes: 1138
Poll Date: 10 February, 2014
What drought assistance would be most useful?
Interest rate relief(39.5%)
Bore wait time waivers(4.2%)
Rural reconstruction bank(29.9%)
Total Votes: 569
Poll Date: 03 February, 2014
Do you agree with MLA’s forecast of a major lift in cattle prices this year?
Maybe - hope MLA is right(47%)
Total Votes: 715
Poll Date: 27 January, 2014
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